Dr. P. K. Giridharan currently serves as a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Chennai Campus, India.

A. Shanmugasundaram currently serves as Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.)  at the department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Coimbatore. The key fields of research areas are Surface modification of aluminium and other alloys, Material characterization, Surface composites, Analysis of mechanical and wear behavior of metals subjected to reinforcements and Metal matrix composites.